How Radio Will Reinvent Itself

The retiring manager of New York public radio station WBAI says radio is about to undergo big changes: “Internet radio is the future. I don’t mean traditional radio will disappear. But Internet radio can solve the biggest problem of a WBAI: that there isn’t enough airtime in a week to carry everything you want to carry. With the Internet, capacity is limitless. Once Internet radio becomes as accessible and easy to use as ‘regular radio,’ everything changes.”